2018-2019 105 results

NHBT recap: Yeshiva University captures men’s, women’s titles at tournament that was about more than just basketball

By Yakira Cohen Features editor @CohenYakira   The National Hillel Basketball Tournament brought roughly 1,200 Jewish students from across the country to campus this weekend, NHBT Board Chairman David Stein said. Along with the ...

Yeshiva men’s team crowned champions of 2019 National Hillel Basketball Tournament

By Jacqueline Chase Staff writer @Mitzpeh   Yeshiva University overcame Johns Hopkins University 64-49 in the top tier championship at the National Hillel Basketball Tournament Sunday afternoon. Johns Hopkins finished with a ...

Stern College at Yeshiva University victorious in NHBT women’s championship game

By Jenna Pierson Staff writer @jenna_pierson   The women’s championship game for the National Hillel Basketball Tournament was held at Ritchie Coliseum Sunday afternoon. Stern College of Yeshiva University in New York faced ...

Hundreds turn out for NHBT opening ceremony, bracket games kickoff

By Eugene “Jesse” Nash IV Copy editor @Jessenassh   About 50 students in colorful pennies gathered around the ceremonial candle at 8:59 p.m. in Reckord Armory for Havdalah Saturday night. The room that had minutes before been ...

Students celebrate Shabbat dinner with old, new friends to kick off annual NHBT weekend

By Fatemeh Paryavi For Mitzpeh @KarmaLife_2 As the sun set Friday night, indicating the beginning of yet another Shabbat for the Jewish community at this university, students who are taking part in this year’s National Hillel Basketball ...

Jew You Should Know: David Stein

By Yakira Cohen Features editor @CohenYakira   3...2...1 The energy is contagious. Fans are cheering, players are sweating, and the Xfinity Center is bursting with energy as the bright yellow numbers tick down. This is no ...

As votes were being counted, UMD community joined former U.S. ambassador to discuss implications of Israel election

By Jacqueline Chase Staff writer @Mitzpeh   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was reelected in a close race to what will be a record fifth term in office Tuesday night, despite facing a pending criminal indictment on bribery ...

Months after security scare, Hillel center to be accessible only by swipe

By Deborah Brown Copy editor @Mitzpeh Maryland Hillel posted signs on Thursday announcing that students would be required to swipe in with their university IDs to enter the Rosenbloom Hillel Center beginning Monday, April 8. This security ...

From Jew-ish to Jew: How Jewish students connect to faith at UMD

By Ndeye Aminata Ndiaye For Mitzpeh @aminableu10 There is a big difference between being born Jewish and choosing to be Jewish. Although born into Jewish families, some students were largely uninvolved with their religious identities until they ...

Terps for Israel hosts former senior adviser to U.S. ambassador to discuss Israeli election

By Ryan Wu For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh   Thair Abu Ras, a second-year Ph.D. student in government and politics at this university, said Israel’s current prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands a better chance than his opposition of ...